DIARY of EVENTS for the UK GREEK COMMUNITY
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Thursday 10 January to Thursday 31 January - Friends
Room, Hellenic Centre |
Leda’s Drawings A suite of drawings by George Levantis inspired by the Leda
theme in mythology. Private view on Wednesday 16 January, 6.30-8.30pm.
For opening hours call 020 7487 5060. Supported by the Hellenic Centre.
Thursday 17 January, 8pm – Britannia Centre, Britannia
Road, London N12 9RU|
Ηλεκτρονική Υγεία-eHealth A Lecture in Greek by Professor Christos Shizas, University of Cyprus. Organised by the Greek-Cypriot Brotherhood and University of Cyprus. Further information on 020 8445 9999. Free entry.
Thursday 17 January, 7.45pm - Great Hall, Hellenic
Friday 18 January, 7pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre|
Vasilopitta Greek celebration for the New Year with tombola and traditional Greek dancing organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon. Free entry. Further information on 020 8343 1353.
January, 8pm - Boardroom, Hellenic Centre
Monday 21 January, 7pm to 10pm - Great Hall, Hellenic
Hellenic Centre Vasilopitta and Greek Evening Share with us our traditional New Year’s cake and enjoy an evening of Greek live music, dance and food! For further information and bookings call 020 7487 5060. Tickets at £15 include a plate of Greek meze. Cash bar available. Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
Tuesday 22 January, 7.15pm |
The Crisis in the Euro-Zone Michalis Sarris and Yiannis Kitromilides will debate in English the economic crisis in Europe and the effects of the crisis on the economies of Greece and Cyprus. Dr Sarris was for many years a senior economist and area director of the Africa region of the World Bank. More recently he was Minister of Finance of the Republic of Cyprus and Chairman of Laiki Bank. Dr Kitromilides is an academic economist who taught at the universities of Greenwich and Westminster and is currently a Visiting Research Fellow at London Metropolitan University. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at firstname.lastname@example.org Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
Wednesday 23 January, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic
The Last Banana A first-hand account, by Shelby Tucker, lawyer, traveller/adventurer and author, of a modern Greek and African tragedy: the wilful destruction of a productive and prosperous agricultural economy on the basis of doctrinaire ideology. The Last Banana, a fascinating and original study of the personal histories of many leading members of the Greek community in East Africa (Ferryman, amazon.co.uk), describes how large a part the Greeks
played in culture and commerce throughout Africa, Tanzania in particular. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at email@example.com Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
January, 7.30pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre|
Can Bizonality Work in a Multiethnic Unitary State in Cyprus? An event in English presenting the implications on EU principles of equality, diversity and non-discrimination organised by Lobby for Cyprus. Entry by invitation. Further information on 020 8888 2556
or at firstname.lastname@example.org
|25||Fri||Friday 25 January, 6.30pm - Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, London SW3 Vasilopitta organised by the Ionian Society. A party to welcome the New Year with buffet dinner, wine and refreshments. Ticket £15. Further information and bookings on 07808 777946 or at email@example.com|
Tuesday 26 January, 7.30pm|
DHKO Dinner & Dance. Venue: Penridge banqueting Suite. Tel:07956 245 706
Sunday 27 January, 1.30pm|
Vasilopitta organised by DHSY H.B. Venue: St Barnabus Church, Wood Green.
Tuesday 29 January to Sunday 10 February - Great Hall,
Smyrna: the Destruction of a Cosmopolitan City 1900-1922
A unique exhibition of rare and unknown photographs of Smyrna from
American and European archives and private collections focusing on all
the communities which lived in Smyrna as well as on the dramatic
events of 1922. Produced by PROTREUS; curator Maria Iliou; historical
consultant Alexander Kitroeff. Exhibition opening hours: weekdays,
10am-6pm; weekends, 11am-4pm. Sponsored by the A G Leventis
Foundation and the Hellenic Foundation Organised by the Hellenic
Tuesday 29 January, 7.30pm - Great Hall, Hellenic
Wednesday 30 January, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic
Smyrna: A Cosmopolitan City - A Story in Pictures Giles Milton and Victoria Solomonidis will be discussing the rare and fascinating photographs in the exhibition Smyrna: the Destruction of a Cosmopolitan City 1900-1922 and will give an historical background to the pictures. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at
firstname.lastname@example.org Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
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